Today’s news that may be of interest to you:
6 Don’ts After You Apply For a Mortgage
The KCM Blog | April 12, 2012
I learned a long time ago that “common sense is NOT common practice“. (Great blog article here, it’s worth a read if you are borrowing on a purchase or a refinance. ~Anthony)
Home Prices in March Show Monthly Gain but Yearly Loss: CoreLogic
DSNews.com | May 8, 2012
Excerpt: “When excluding distressed sales, month-over-month prices went up for the third consecutive month, while year-over-year prices increased by 0.9 percent in March 2012 compared to the same month a year ago, according to CoreLogic’s HPI.”
Avoid these 10 money mistakes your parents made
MarketWatch | May 9, 2012
Not being a best-selling author, film star or U.S. senator, I won’t be giving commencement speeches this spring. But as I imagine myself at the podium in front of eager young college graduates, I know exactly what I would say.
Three Reasons Why Sellers Shouldn’t Be Present for House Showings
Fox Business | May 8, 2012
It’s the dreaded question real estate agents fear when speaking to the seller. “May I be present at the open house or showing?” (Another excellent article. These are all also great reasons, among many others, to avoid trying to sell the home yourself. ~Anthony)
Big Delays in Mortgage Refinancing
The Wall Street Journal | May 8, 2012
Clogged mortgage pipelines have created headaches for hundreds of thousands of Americans trying to take advantage of low mortgage rates.
4% a Year Rise in U.S. Home Prices?
USA Today | May 8, 2012
Average U.S. home prices — down by a third since 2006 and still falling — will rise almost 4% a year for the next five years, according to a new forecast.
Why Aren’t We Building More Multifamily Houses?
The Washington Post | May 8, 2012
With a growing population and rising rents, a reasonable plan would be to build lots of rental housing.
EverBank Targets $1 Billion Mortgage Mark
HousingWire | May 8, 2012
EverBank Financial expects to grow its single-family business to $1 billion in mortgage commitments by the end of the year.
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